ESL Teachers - First Leap - China

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Take your teaching career to China! Teach Away is accepting applications for ESL teaching opportunities with First Leap, one of China's top English training programs.

More about First Leap:

  • First Leap currently has over 100 centers located across China and is constantly growing 
  • Their team currently has over 300 international teachers as well as 1,000 local teachers and they are always eager for talented teachers to join their team
  • Teachers will be supported by a bilingual teaching assistant and work with small classe sizes, with no more than 14 students
  • Hiring year round Content Language Integrated Learning through subjects such as: Art, Music, Science, Drama, World Culture, Global Leadership, Book Reading, Logical Thinking, and Virtual P.E
  • First Leap offers state-of-the art teaching facilities, including an office workspace with a work computer and free internet access, projector and SMART whiteboard
  • All First Leap teachers are provided with a flip chart, comprehensive teaching guide and activity materials for use in the classroom


Posted on: May 05, 2017
Various cities, China
August 2017
1 year
ESL Instructor
KG, Gr. 1, Gr. 2, Gr. 3, Gr. 4, Gr. 5, Gr. 6, Gr. 7, Gr. 8, Gr. 9, Gr. 10, Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 2100 - 2800

Job Benefits

  • Visa: Work visa sponsorship arranged by First Leap
  • Flights: Flight to China plus airfare bonus of $1,100 USD on completion of your contract
  • Allowances: Settling-in allowance up to the value of $1,500 USD
  • Insurance: Medical insurance covered
  • Holidays: All Chinese public holidays, as well as paid sick leave
  • Professional Development: Ten day’s paid professional training with accommodation provided in Beijing
  • Training: Ongoing training opportunities and TEFL, TESOL or TESL certification expenses covered

Qualifications & Requirements

TESL/TEFL Certificate
Education, Linguistics or English majors are preferred.
  • Will accept applications from experienced teachers as well as first-time teachers 
  • Teaching license issued by your home country is considered a strong asset
  • Teaching experience preferred, especially at early childhood level
  • Passion for First Leap and for working with young children is essential

About China

One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Standard Chinese
1,339,724,852 (1st)
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Nominally Marxist–Leninist single-party state
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons